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Inventory no. 33627 - Former Display Label

English COMPOUND MICROSCOPE
c.1880

Signed 'ROSS, LONDON. 5015'. Height c.430 mm.

To the rigid and fairly small Ross stand introduced in 1875 are added the Zentmayer swinging substage, patented in 1876, and the Wenham tilting stage, patented in 1877. The Ross-Zentmayer type of microscope was the English version of Joseph Zentmayer's 'American Centennial Microscope'.

[RMS 40]
Royal Microscopical Society

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